Still Undecided? Here's Another Chance to Hear from Candidates

The FishHawk Homeowners Association will host Meet the Candidates, Know the Issues Oct. 16 from 7 to 9 p.m.

If you're one of those voters who hasn't made up your mind who to vote for on Tuesday, Nov. 6, the FishHawk Ranch Homeowners Association is hoping to help you decide.

The association is giving area voters one last chance to hear from local candidates when it hosts Meet the Candidates, Know the Issues Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Palmetto Club Grand Ballroom, 17004 Dorman Rd., Lithia.

The association has invited candidates from all local races from those running for the FishHawk Community Development District board of directors to candidates for U.S. Congress.

Candidates planning to attend tonight's forum include:

Congress, District 17:
Democrat William Bronson

Florida Senate, District 24:
Democrat Elizabeth Belcher

Florida House, District 57:
Democrat Bruce Barnett
Republican Jake Raburn

Hillsborough County Commission, District 4:
Joy Green (no party affiliation)
Republican Al Higginbotham
Democrat Mark Nash

School Board, District 7: (runoff) nonpartisan race
Terry Kemple

Supervisor of Elections:
Democrat Craig Latimer
Republican Rich Glorioso

Property Appraiser:
Republican Ronda Storms
Democrat Bob Henriquez
James DeMio (no party affiliation)

Hillsborough County Sheriff:
Robert Wirengard

Soil & Water Conservation Board, District 2: (nonpartisan race)
Shane Holman

Soil & Water Conservation Board, District 4: (nonpartisan race)
Joe Wendt

Fishhawk Community Development District, Seat 4:
Steven Reiser
Cliff Roberts

Fishhawk II Community Development District, Seat 4:
Patrick J. Reilly
Frank J.B. Shearrow

Fishhawk II Community Development District, Seat 5:
Mark Karet
Robert A. Kneusel

Immediately following the forum, voters can tune into the second presidential debate, which begins at 9 p.m. on ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, CNN, Fox News and MSNBC.

The second in the series of three presidential debates will be presented in a town hall-style format from Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. This debate will be 90 minutes long and will feature pre-screened questions from a group of undecided voters selected by the Gallup Organization. Moderated by CNN chief political correspondent Candy Crowley, the topics will range from domestic to foreign policy.

Candidates each will have two minutes to respond, and an additional minute for the moderator to facilitate a discussion.

The Florida Patches will run a live chat during the debate.



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